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April 22nd, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP April 22, 2014 @ 7:30 am

Thousands of marathoners took to the streets of Boston to honor the 3 killed and over 260 injured in the bomb attack last year. More than 36,000 runners observed a moment of silence before the race began.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-27099441



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April 20th, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP April 20, 2014 @ 9:26 pm

Yemen: Strikes against al Qaeda is “massive and unprecedented”; at least 30 militants have been killed. The operation is “going after high-level targets.

Terrorism

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/20/world/meast/yemen-drone-strike/

Dust Storms over the Middle East

NASA



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April 17th, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP April 17, 2014 @ 2:24 am

Nigeria: Scores of female students kidnapped by Islamic militants from a north-eastern Nigerian school are free

Terrorism

http://allafrica.com/stories/201404170151.html

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/islamists-free-kidnapped-nigerian-schoolgirls/story-e6frg6so-1226887579471

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/africa/article4065274.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2014_04_16

8 still missing.



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April 15th, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP April 15, 2014 @ 6:52 pm

CNN: A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years; more than 100 “fighters” in Yemen.

Terrorism

Log on CNN.com



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April 15th, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP @ 3:46 am

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: “He cannot mingle, speak or pray with other prisoners. His only visitors are his legal team, a mental health consultant and his immediate family, who apparently have seen him only rarely….”

FBI, Law Enforcement, Legalities, Terrorism

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/15/us/marathon-bombing-suspect-waits-in-isolation.html?emc=edit_th_20140415&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=23031643&_r=0

Federal  Medical Center (where he’s imprisoned):  http://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/dev/

 



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April 15th, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP @ 3:29 am

The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the 3 who died, the more than 260 who were injured, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.

Terrorism

http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/tributes-planned-mark-boston-marathon-bombing-23327522

“…..Between 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., a flag-raising ceremony and moment of silence will be held at the marathon finish line, to mark the time and place where two bombs exploded on April 15, 2013…..”

Opened and Emptied Fireworks

FBI:  Opened and emptied fireworks found in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dormitory room; Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov are charged with conspiring to destroy the evidence, among other offenses.

 



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April 15th, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP @ 3:22 am

Nigeria: President Goodluck Jonathan, in wake of mass fatlaity bombing, says the Boko Haram insurgency is temporary.

Terrorism

http://allafrica.com/stories/201404150205.html

“The explosive device that went off at Nyanya motor park killing an estimated 200 people was hidden in a volkswagen golf vehicle that was driven into the park and detonated, a witness has said……”



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April 14th, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP April 14, 2014 @ 10:53 am

Nigerian Bus Station Blast: A suspected car bomb blows up a crowded bus station in Abuja during morning rush hour, killing at least 71 people, wounding 124.

Terrorism

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/15/world/africa/nigeria.html?_r=0

Date: 02/08/2012 Description: Map of Nigeria, 2012 © CIA World Factbook



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April 14th, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP @ 5:13 am

Nigeria: An explosion blasts commuter bus station on the outskirts of Abuja, as hundreds of people travel to work. Over 50 feared dead.

Terrorism

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/04/14/explosion-bus-station-nigeria/7691853/

http://sunnewsonline.com/new/?p=59776

 

Body parts

A hole 4 feet deep in the ground of Nyanya Motor Park

Destroyed more than 30 vehicles,

Secondary explosions as their fuel tanks ignited and burned.



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April 10th, 2014 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP April 10, 2014 @ 1:10 pm

“…When investigators reviewed how Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s six-month trip to….Russia in 2012 failed to trigger scrutiny by the FBI, they could not find documentation that information about his travels was shared within the Joint Terrorism Task Force by the Customs and Border Protection officer assigned to the unit…”

Terrorism

http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2014/04/10/boston-marathon-bombing-review-identifies-potential-for-communication-gap-within-terror-task-force/4mqFvuJQFNaOS2hIlEqYhJ/story.html



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